Majan University College

Majan University College (MUC) was established in 1995 as the Sultanate of Oman’s first private college in the higher education sector, and has continued to be at the forefront of higher education in the Sultanate ever since. In December 2017, Majan achieved institutional accreditation from the Oman Academic Accreditation Authority (OAAA, now OAAAQA), and maintained its reputation as a trailblazer by being the first higher education institution in the country to do so. MUC’s campus is located in Darsait, Muscat, and is home to a multicultural academic community of staff and students from about a dozen countries. Majan is an accredited college of the University of Bedfordshire, UK, and operates under the supervision of Oman’s Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.

The college offers undergraduate programmes in:

  • Business Administration (8 pathways)
    • General
    • Human Resource Management
    • Marketing
    • Accounting
    • Information Systems
    • Small Business
    • Tourism and Event Management
    • Transport Operations Management
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Computer and Internet Applications
  • Networking
  • Computing (3 pathways)
    • Oil & Gas
    • Software Engineering
    • Banking Information Systems
  • English Language

MUC also offers four Masters's degree programmes from the University of Bedfordshire
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • MSc in Computer Science (5 pathways)
    • Applied Computing and IT
    • Computer Networking
    • Information Management and Security
    • Mobile Computing
    • Computer Security and Forensics
  • MA in International Human Resource Management
  • MA in Applied Linguistics

The college offers Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) from the University of Bradford, UK. MUC is a registered tuition provider for the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA, UK) examinations, and provides a range of training and consultation services through the Majan Training Unit (MTU). Majan also offers the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and Certified Islamic Finance Executive (CIFE) programmes. MUC’s dynamic learning environment, featuring modern IT infrastructure, allows staff and students to prosper across the spectrum of teaching, learning and research.

The College’s commitment to the provision of quality higher education has been acknowledged by its top rank in several independent surveys and awards. These include: Business Today Best Brands Surveys (2008, 2009); Oman Observer Surveys (2008, 2009); AIWA Awards (2015, 2016); Partner of the Year Award by University of Bedfordshire, UK (2016); and Most Trusted Brands by the Oman Economic Review (2015, 2016). More recently, in March 2022, the College won four awards at the Excellence in Higher Education Award Event hosted by the Global Higher Education Expo (GHEDEX) in the areas of Student Support, Internet of Things (IoT), Expo Campaign Engagement and Advance Tech.

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